Alfred Mordecai

Title

Alfred Mordecai

Description

Alfred Mordecai served as commander of the Washington Arsenal, along with several other prominent military positions. He ended his military career when the Civil War broke out, as not to fight against his native North Carolina.

Source

West Point Museum Art Collection, United States Military Academy

Citation

“Alfred Mordecai,” Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln’s City, accessed October 31, 2014, http://www.jhsgw.org/exhibitions/online/lincolns-city/items/show/71.